Senior Registry Officer, Crime

The Supreme Court of Victoria is the highest court in Victoria and deals with the state’s most serious criminal and civil cases. More information about the court is available at Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits. CSV strongly encourages applications from people of any gender, age, religion, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, gender identity, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SC1018B
Closing Date: 21-Jan-2018
Salary Range: $65,713 - $79,790
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: SC1018 Position Description.pdf (PDF, 2.73MB)

SC1018 - Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 103KB)

Contact: David Tedhams
(03) 9603 9160

Position Details

The Supreme Court of Victoria is the highest court in Victoria and comprises the Court of Appeal and the Trial Division.  The Court deals with major criminal and civil matters, plus appeals against decisions of lower courts.  

Senior Registry Officers perform a range of administrative functions which contribute to the day to day operations of the Criminal Division. 

Responsibilities of a Senior Registry Officer can include: 

- Work effectively as part of the criminal team responsible for the effective delivery of a range of Registry functions, ensuring that service delivery standards are achieved.

• Assist in preparing reports, summaries and advice for on matters relating to the work of the Division.

• Actively contribute to continuous improvement and best practice including participation in business planning, responding to policy and process changes and contributing to policy and procedure development.

• Maintain computerised case records, prepare reports/correspondence and ensure quality assurance and compliance requirements are adhered to.

• Provide Registry user guidance on policy, procedure, legislation and the Rules of Court.

• Liaise with judiciary and Supreme Court staff on matters associated with the functional service delivery area.

• Update the Court's computerised case management system (CourtView) and other relevant databases as required.

• Contribute to the achievement of performance outcomes for Registry servicesAssist with the filing, listing and processing of appeals and applications.

- Supervising registry and/or administration officers 

The Court recognises that its people are integral to its ability to meet and exceed community expectations and to achieve its goal of being an outstanding superior court. We continually strive to create a high performance workplace that is characterised by creativity, innovation, flexibility and quality delivery. We provide a comprehensive employee benefit program and the opportunity to participate in professional growth and development. 

To be successful in the role you should be able to demonstrate high level written communication, interpersonal and organising and planning skills.  Your experience in working in a court, tribunal or other another similar environment will also be of benefit, however it is not mandatory. 

Further information about the Court is available at 

We are an equal opportunity employer and foster diversity in the workplace.

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.  Applications should include:

1) resume

2) a short covering letter and

3) completed application form (see file attachment).

You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria listed in the Application Form. Individual responses to “key selection criteria” listed on the Position Description are not required. Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying. 

Applications close Sunday 21 January 2018 

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